Company Recognized for Product Excellence, Continued Innovation, and Unique Cloud-Based Approach to Delivering Customers Continuous Security Solutions on a Global Scale
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Jan. 20, 2015 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced it was named the 2014 Company of the Year by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan for continued innovation in the fields of IT security and compliance. Qualys was recognized for its product excellence, innovative product roadmap and unique approach to helping customers implement continuous security solutions on a global scale.
“We are honored to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for this prestigious award,” said Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO of Qualys, Inc. “We had a very successful 2014 and attribute much of our success to the close relationships we share with our customers and partners who continuously help us improve our cloud solutions. In the year ahead, we will continue to broaden our portfolio of solutions, helping customers to proactively respond to cybercriminals by providing them the visibility and intelligence needed to secure their infrastructures on a continuous basis.”
“Qualys was among the first vendors to recognize the value of cloud-based security platforms and the benefits it could provide organizations,” said Chris Kissel, analyst for Frost & Sullivan. “We present this year’s award to Qualys for product excellence and its unique, unified cloud approach to help its customers simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance. In addition, Qualys has committed to a robust product roadmap in 2015 to further broaden the scope of its on-demand services, which we believe will drive continued innovation in the network security market.”
Frost & Sullivan’s research methodology offers a 360-degree view of industry challenges, trends, and issues by integrating all seven of Frost & Sullivan’s research methodologies. Recipients of the award demonstrate excellence in growth, innovation and leadership, which translates into superior performance in three key areas: demand generation, brand development and competitive positioning. For the Company of the Year Award, Frost & Sullivan independently evaluated two key factors: visionary innovation and performance as well as customer impact.
To read Frost & Sullivan’s report in its entirety, please visit: https://www.qualys.com/docs/qualys-frost-sullivan-2014-global-continuous-innovation-network-security-award.pdf
About Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The Qualys Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accenture, Accuvant, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, InfoSys, NTT, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Council on CyberSecurity. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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